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did make news saying he may tap the strategic petroleum reserve. correspondent james rosen said something else that the president said is drawing cat calls. >> last year, the american oil production reached the highest level since 2003. let me repeat that. >> reporter: don't bother say the g.o.p. and oil industry saying the president played fast and loose with the facts according to the e.i .a., an independent federal agency, domestic crude oil production last year did reach a seven-year high, but the industry analysts say that's due to leases finalized years ago. >> it was investment by companies. they went out and bought the billion-dollar, platforms. >> the development took place and now it's coming online. must of the production is as a result of the clinton administration. >> in 2007, the eia projected that the projection on federal land would be 16% higher than what it is today. on tuesday eia projected drop in overall oil production of 111,000 barrels per day this year and 130,000 barrels per day next year. that is not all the president's fault, his critics acknowledge bu
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at the pentagon. thank you. at the bottom of the hour james rosen reports on the high-level talks taking place right now between american and libyan officials. u.s. involvement in libya has so far been hard to define. some on capitol hill is asking what exactly is the mission and what happens next? wendell goler looks for answers. >> reporter: the president's aide say the broad international coalition enforcing the u.n. security council resolution on libya increased the legitimacy and lowered our cost. but it's also made it more difficult to answer some fundamental questions about the mission. >> as the president returned from five-day south american trip announced the day he began military action in libya, they debateed whether we're at war in the country. >> i don't know what you want to call it, wendell, but i guarantee you nobody in libya is mistaking our seriousness. i say it's a combat mission, but beyond that you can parse that out. >> when you start a war you need one overall commander and define the war aides in an address from the oval office. >> reporter: sources say capitol hill br
including possibly arming the rebels. correspondent james rosen has the latest from the state department. james? >> reporter: chris, good evening. fox news confirmed that president obama has been considering a secret order known as finding to authorize broad away of covert operations in the libya. tonight reuters is reporting that the order has been signed sometime in the last two or three weeks. under heavy mortar and artillery fire, they moved east, another sign that ground forces loyal to gaddafi are strong despite the nato airstrikes. president obama said tuesday he has not ruled out supplying arms to the rebels. privately, a senior u.s. official told fox news is administration is not yet convinced arming rebels will bring about the desired outcome. publicly, they said only that high-level washington is still getting to know the rag-tag rebel army. >> we are continuing to discuss and have the conversation with the opposition, to assess what the makeup of it is. >> we have been clear we reached out to the opposition, working with them and assist them in the effort to bring about trans
to the highest it has been in nearly 37 years. fox's james rosen explains why. >> reporter: new figures from the labor department show food prices shot up by 3.9% last month. the largest monthly spike since gerald ford was president. prime factors included surges in the cost of vegetables, almost 50% and meat and dairy products. driving up food costs were surges in energy prices specifically gas prices which rose by almost 4%. >> when it comes to food market increases, they have across the board impacts. there are over a billion people who are living below the extreme poverty line and shocks in food prices are an important factor. >> reporter: in a report last month, the world bank noted sharp increases in global prices for wheat, maize and sugar with an accompanying rise in the price of rice. indeed, over the last quarter of 2010, the price index surged 15% near hi hating its -- nearly hitting its peak. economists say today's conditions are not as bad as three and four years ago. >> in the case of wheat, we haven't stocked up over 177 million metric tons and need more than in 2007 and 2008
are renewing the call for a no-fly zone over libya. james rosen will have more on that from the state department first to steve harrigan streaming live in tripoli this evening. steve, what else can you tell us about this battle for zawiya. >> it is a city 25 miles down the road where 200,000 people live. it is in now day five of a tank battle. the only problem just one side has tanks. the government has moved its most sophisticated armor into that city. most sophisticated tanks. as many as 50 are doing battle. according to some reports that have leaked out, the rebels still carrying the fight are on loud speakers calling to each other to try to make a last stand in the city center, shepard? >> shepard: colonel qaddafi today showed up out of nowhere at your location today? >> he did, shepard, after eight hour wait he came out of a white bmw 700 series. his security threw a wedge block through a crowd of reporters. he told turkish tv that the rebels were being backed by al divide. any no-fly zone would be illegal. perhaps the most significant was his body language. he came through the c
fox coverage of breaking news tonight. james rosen at the state department. first our senior correspondent rick leventhal streaming live from the city of binning -- benghazi, not far from his troops are reportedly gathering. what are you hearing? >> the mood has definitely shifted here, shepard. it's much more tense tonight. we are hearing big guns firing behind me. i can tell you this. we were already hearing rumors that qaddafi's troops might be massing some 30 to 40 miles of benghazi to the south of us when a libyan official went on state television and said live tonight that in fact they were there but they weren't planning to enter the city. well, the rebels would tell you you can't believe anything that qaddafi or his people say especially since they say that the shelling of at least two cities in libya got worse after that cease-fire was announced, including in misurata where they say they were pounded by tanks and artillery shells throughout the day today. they say at least 25 people were killed there and the worst bombardment they have seen yet. to the south of us, a
an outpatient clinic for the blood and marrow transplant program i. would benefit children like brooke rosen all this. >> she had a follow-up for an ear infection when we found out she had leukemia. the doctor said to look at her stomach, she had dots on her stomach. >> reporter: fortunately for the rosenburg's, kate lynn was a match and able to give her sister a new lease on life. the goal of the fund-raising effort is to raise $300,000. >> now we can do transplants for patients with sickle cell disease who have a lot of pain and red cells aren't working so those patients can be transplanted. >> reporter: dr. david jacobson got his own head shaved for the cause. so did young people with curly location and hair that cascade down to the shoulders all from a barber, stylist and supporters that were handy with sheers. >> my heart took me this way. >> reporter: in bethesda, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >> so good to see. >> hair grows back. >> it does. >>> here is a question. will prince william's bride to be shave her head? >> that's not the question. >> will she channel the after life at her up
and this morning "the today show" jeff rosen will have a part two of an interview with sheen and this time sheen will be joined by his two live-in girlfriends whom we calls the godess. >> he calls you the godess. >> why? it seems complimentary. >> it could be worse. >> you can catch the entire interview with charlie sheen later this morning on "the today show". >>> 4:45. happening today a federal panel will investigate a deadly national gas explosion. remember when a pipeline exploded killing eight people in san francisco last fall. the national transportation safety board is holding a three day fact finding hearing. investigators have not determined the cause of that blast. but they are looking into the possibility that gas pressure was too high for that pipeline. >>> new today we learned of more arrests in the shooting death of a federal agent in mexico. immigration and custom enforcement agent was shot and killed in mexico last month. agents arrested three people during raids yesterday in a dallas suburb. investigators trace ad gun used in the shooting to a texas man. >>> today metro will try
is again opening up his home an life to the media, sharing details of his love life with jeff rosen. he said he is in complete control of his life and shares his mansion with two women. one, a porn star, the other a model, help give him all the support he needs. he said he would return to "two and a half men" if they gave him a $1 million raise. >> we're going to have an open dialogue and fix it and it's going to be good and everybody's going to win because they followed guess who's plan? mine. >> he said since sheen has been on the air quite a bit lately, he quote, wished he would have worked this hard to promote himself for an emmy. >>> the rain is coming back in just a few hours and jeff ranieri is standing by to tell us that some things are coming back with it. >> we are looking at the chance for isolated flooding and some dangerous wind gusts. right now, it's clear in san francisco. we had a lot of sunshine, but look at this. our cameras shaking around looking towards downtown san francisco. in advance of the storm, winds southwest at 18, but they're going to pick up a lot more. a
. >> and some issues that gary rosen in recent weeks, i wish they hadn't and we have taken responsibility for them and steps to correct them. >> reporter: as recently as this past monday and tuesday when the poll was taken, some voters were still disappointed about some possible campaigned wrong doing involving suleman brown and questionable hearing of -- hiring of relatives of top aids. >> if you had to give him a grade. >> i huh. >> how would you grated grade him, the job he's doing? >> currently, 75%. >> reporter: or about a c. claris poster ron forshet said they were majors and a dramatic reversal from the 60% rating in september after he won the primary. and he said that there is a slip side to this story. >> what we found office issues like public education and keeping in touch with average people, the mayor had a net- positive rating. >> reporter: some residents are willing to give the mayor the benefit of the doubt. >> and he would jump on him quickly. i don't think he's had enough time to show us what he can do. >> reporter: gray told reporter
on antigovernment protests. correspondent james rosen has that story. again we want to warn you. some of the video in this piece is graphic. >> reporter: unauthenticated video taken last week in a southern city with the protests first took hold is celt to show the demonstrators shot in the street by snipers loyal to syrian president saleh. army units called to western coastal city where weekend clashes killed 12 people in all, protesters killed 70 demonstrators. explaining why the u.s. will not likely intervene in syria the way it did in libya, secretary of state clinton cited the scale of the violence. >> there is not an air force being used there is not the same level of force. arp and the ostensibly more benign leader this damascus. >> there is a different leader in syria now. many member of both parties that have gone to syria in recent months said they believe he is a reformer. >> reporter: at least one prominent foreign policy voice in the u.s. senate disagrees. >> if he does what gaddafi has been doing, there is a precedent that has been set and it's the right one. >> reporter: senior aid s
and enjoy the ride, bro. >> reporter: this morning jeff rosen will have a part two interview with sheen. he'll be joined by his two live in girlfriends he calls the goodegoo goddess and how he can be a role model to his five children. >> pretty sad. we're watching a sickness unfold on tv. >> reporter: the truest thing i've heard sheen say, pierce say your out of control and sheen say i only have that one gear. >> thanks very much. you can watch jeff rosen's entire interview with charlie sheen later this morning. it begins at 7:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> more than 1600 nurses are threatening to walk off the job by the end of the week. the labor group national nurses united is trying to negotiate a deal with washington hospital center. nurses are trying to avoid salary cuts, sort out staffing issues patient care. washington hospital center said it will remain open and fully staffed if nurses go on strike this friday. >>> just two days before their collective bargaining agreement nfl owners and players union is taking another crack at pieces a deal. two sides have until midnight on thursday.
james rosen has today's developments. >> reporter: these scenes inside a hospital, 30 miles west of tripoli reflect the exceptionally fierce fighting that gripped the city over the weekend. cameraman martin smith, editor tim miller and alex crawford of the sister network sky news were the only journalists in the city to witness an air assault which the libyan regime denies ever happened. >> next morning before dawn, gaddafi's soldiers begin their attack. all the people can do is wait. and fire whatever they can toward the mosque. >> we killed four people. >> reporter: sky news captured footage of this captured member of the brigade led by colonel gaddafi's son. >> he is begging for his life. he's a tax bonder who now feels he's been on the wrong side of history. those crackles and whistles are our ambulance feed. >> reporter: a government black-out on internet, news media, sought to conceal from the world tha the government held him. feat not in superior arms but superior will. government forces were successful, however, in reclaiming control of bin jawad, an eastern coastal city
in nearly 37 years. fox's james rosen explains why. >> reporter: new figures from the labor department show food prices shot up by 3.9% last month, the largest monthly spike since gerald ford was president. prime factors included surges in the cost of vegetables almost 50% and meat and dairy products driving up food costs being surges in energy prices, specifically gas prices which rose by almost 4%. >> food market increases have an across the board impact. there are over a billion people living below the extreme poverty line and shocks in food prices are an important factor which push more people into poverty. >> reporter: in a report last month the world bank noted sharp increases in global prices for wheat, maize and sugar over the previous six months with an accompanying rice in the price of rice, albeit smaller. over the last quarter of 2010 the food price index surged 6%, the largest increase since 2008. that year saw food riots, but economists say it's not as bad as three and four years ago. >> in case of white we have a stock of -- wheat we have a stock of over 50 million metric ton
crowley his jobs. jame rosen with more. are there any other things that may have led up to this. >> reporter: this is the last of in a series from crowley, while well rejected in washington, did not share with clinton. cabinet and personnel shifts and unsuccessful bid to quell the revolutionary fervor, the white house responded cautiously and crowley tweeted it wasn't to be shuffling the deck and crowley nearly lost his job then. even before that about a year ago crowley had to apologize of all people moammar gadhafi for an ill advised quip at the podium. in a statement he relewised today, he did not back down about the statements about the treatment of the wikileaks, my condition of the retrial detention of private first class bradley manning were intended to ielt the highlight the broader even strategic impa impact. and secretary of state clinton said she was accepting the resignation with regret. >> harris: how about among the press corps. >> harris, he was well liked among the reporters not because he would actually return our calls, but crowley could occasionally be led in
against an american ally israel. correspondent james rosen looks at the trouble the council has living up to its own name. >> a parliament of the world. >> from the founding in 1945, the united nations has embodied the best of man's aspirations and to be sure the u.n. has over the years intervened countless times to save lives and promote opportunity across the globe. the world body has also often found short of the founding ideals and there may be no better example than the u.n. human rights council in geneva. current members include countries where respect for human rights is not shall we say a hallmark, such as china, cuba, russia and bahrain. the site of recent brutal crackdown of recent protesters. libya was a member until the suspension 30 days ago. under president bush, u.s. boycotted the council, but the obama administration practicing the signature approach of engagement, sought and won election for the u.s. to a three-year term on the council. now announced its intention to seek re-election. despite what the state department laments as the could believe's biased, dis -- laments
close to his power base tri poely. correspondent -- tripoli. correspondent james rosen has more. >> reporter: more airstrikes were report and the rebels previously in control of the oil port town were said to have been forced out, pestward to no man's land in the desert. it appeared that oil facilities and elsewhere were targeted for destruction. >> planes above us at 2:00 coming in. fast-moving russian fighter jets coming across. >> the rebels tried to attack back with a few things of their own, and it seems as if they had multiple rocket launch systems but nothing like the kind of heavy weapon that the gaddafi forces have. >> 40 miles west control the town that also shifted back and forth. 30 miles west of tripoli, the government forces exalted after retaking the central square. riding a winning streak, gaddafi in interview said of a no-fly zone in effect, bring it on. >> translator: such a situation would be useful, the libyan people wouldens that the western's nation real aim is take libya under control, take away freedoms and take the oil. >> reporter: in her own remarks tu
, counterproductive and stupid and appears that may have cost crowley his jobs. jame rosen with more. are there any other things that may have led up to this. >> reporter: this is the last of in a series from crowley, while well rejected in washington, did not share with clinton. cabinet and personnel shifts and unsuccessful bid to quell the revolutionary fervor, the white house responded cautiously and crowley tweeted it wasn't to be shuffling the deck and crowley nearly lost his job then. even before that about a year ago crowley had to apologize of all people moammar gadhafi for an ill advised quip at the podium. in a statement he relewised today, he did not back down about the statements about the treatment of the wikileaks, my condition of the retrial detention of private first class bradley manning were intended to ielt the highlight the broader even strategic impa impact. and secretary of state clinton said she was accepting the resignation with regret. >> harris: how about among the press corps. >> harris, he was well liked among the reporters not because he would actually return our calls
about what it will mean to deem the mission a success. james rosen is at the state department. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. president obama and top commanderrers pushed forward on the parallel and separate path to strip muammar gaddafi of his ability to wage war and pressuring him to resign. today a top nato commander said the missions may connect over time in london, secretary of state hillary clinton met with colleagues from the united nations, europe and arab league to sketch out end game in libya. clinton said arming the libyan rebels were not discussed and only vaguely did she address growing speculation that gaddafi will receive asylum. >> we believe he must go. we're working with the international community to try to achieve that outcome. and look for political resolution which could include leaving the country. >> bret: we are not engaged and look for him to go doesn't exclude others doing so. >> gaddafi forces managed to repel attacks on the hometown of sirte. but they fired off 22 more missiles and threw strikes at the other nations that are conducting the bilk
and wishes he was a teenager. >>> you can watch jeff rosen's entire interview with charlie sheen on the "the today show". it starts at 7:00. >>> a good samaritan trying to call 911 as a mob attacks a teenager at a metro station becomes one of the victims of that gang of teenagers. robert joy was wait forge his niece last friday evening at the suitland station when he saw about 15 teenagers dressed in black kick another teenager. a woman rushed over and asked him to call police. he started walking towards group, about to report the attack when the teenagers turned on him. >> it's a tragedy. i mean, innocent people getting attacked at the subway. i'm not going ride the subway. not even metrobus. >> not any more? >> no. i'll be safer in a cab. >> joy lost his two front teeth and had to get six stitches inside his mouth and two outside after he was pushed to ground. >>> by this time friday morning 1600 local nurses say think may be very close to a strike. the labor group national nurses united is trying to negotiate a deal with washington hospital center. nurses are trying to avoid salary cuts,
and james rosen has more details. how badly were the u.s. service personnel affected. >> reporter: not badly at all, allyson. the u.s. navy made clear the 17 service personnel leafreceived same exposure as if they hiked in the adirondacks for 30 days, they were members aboard three helicopters conducting disaster relief missions near sendai and were returning to uss ronald reagan, 100 miles northeast of the fukushima daichi nuclear power plant after completion of the mission and sense tiff instruments detected the low-level contamination in a news conference in tokyo today, lieutenant general burton fields, commander of u.s. forces, japan described what happened next, we found contamination on the clothes of several crewmembers and one crewmember had some on his skin. and, the exposure rate was the same as you'd get over a month-long period outside in the sun and we assess that as very very, low and general field continued the way we treat that is we scrub the areas with soap and water, and we test them and there was apparently no harm come to any crewmembers and they are all back performing
nominated jeffrey adam rosen. he was unanimously rated well qualified by the a.b.a. standing committee on the federal judiciary. he had over 20 years of experience in private practice. principally involving complex business litigation matters. he had more than five years of public service, having served as general counsel at the office of management and budget and at the u.s. department of transportation. despite his qualifications, mr. rosen's nomination languished in committee for over six months he did not receive a hearing an obviously he didn't receive a committee vote. while i'm disappointed that mr. rosen was not given any consideration, i am pleased to support judge boasberg. he was nominated last june, had his hearing in september. he was reported out of committee last december during the lam lameduck session and the senate was unable to complete action on the nomination before our sine die adjournment. the committee moved quickly on his renomination this year reporting him out of committee last month. judge boasberg presently serves as an associate judge for the superior cour
of the leaders of westboro baptist church, fox news correspondents james rosen tells how we got here. >> reporter: at funerals and other solemn events across the country, members of the westboro baptist church have shown up to wave obnoxious signs an chant in your face slogans to protest the society they deem too tolerant of homosexuality and other perceived sins. many of the 100 or so parishioners of the nondenominational church in kansas are relatives of the founder, fred phelps and while the actions are widely condemned the supreme court wednesday ruled westboro's protest awed the 2006 funeral of matthieu schneider, not guy was constitutional. >> our overarching reaction is thank god and praise his name and our secondary reaction is, nothing has changed except this: this case put a megaphone to the mouth of this little church. >> reporter: chief justice john roberts wrote the 8-1 opinion citing the need to protect even hurtful speech on public issues to ensure we do not stifle public debate and it reopened the wound of albert schneider's son's death. >> we can no longer bury our dead in this c
of westboro baptist church, fox news correspondent james rosen tells how we got here. >> reporter: at funerals and other solemn events across the country, members of the westboro baptist church showed up to wave patently obnoxious signs and chant protests against society that's grown too tolerant of sins. many of the parishioners are relative of founder fred phelps and while the action are widely condemned, the supreme court ruled that the protest outside the 2006 funeral of slain marine matthew snyder who was not gay, was constitutional. >> our team's reaction is thank god, praise his name. the secondary reaction is nothing has changed except this. this case put a megaphone to the mouth of this little church. >> reporter: chief justice john roberts wrote the court 8-1 opinion citing the need to protect even hurtful speech to ensure we don't stifle public debate. for albert snyder, the ruling reopened the wound of his son's death. >> we found out today that we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. >> reporter: in the dissent, justice samuel alito wrote that it doesn't provi
rosen live at the state department. james, i want to hear more from you about that relief mission as we work to get more information about reports of an explosion at the nuclear facility. james, to you. >> shep, the u.s. government has been at this from the very beginning. the united states agency for international development uasaid had a team ready to go within an hour of the earthquake. over the military side crew members on board uss blue ridge spent the weekend packing humanitarian supplies. in all, eight u.s. ships, including the aircraft carrier uss ronald reagan are responding to requests for help from japanese officials and so are technicians from a variety of u.s. agencies. >> we have dispatched to two technical experts to japan and are continuing to assemble a team of experts that would be dispatched in the near future. in particular, they have asked for additional types of equipment that will help provide water and other resources to ensure that the reactors continue to be cooled. >> we also have dispatched subject matter experts both reactor experts and an expert on emergen
fox coverage. jennifer griffin at the pentagon. james rosen at the state department. first, let's get to steve harrigan live this overnight in tripoli. steve, a lot of antiaircraft fire earlier. what are you seeing there now? >> shepard, right now it's quiet, but three times tonight we have had heavy antiaircraft fire. those red tracer bullets going up into the sky. they usually follow loud explosions on the ground. inside this city of 1.5 million people for the third night in a row we have had major explosions. not sure whether they are from cruise missiles or from attacks from war planes those explosions coming from qaddafi's one mile away. after the explosion's antiaircraft fire from mobile units all around this city, shepard. >> shepard: where is qaddafi? do we know? >> >> we haven't seen him on television since friday. since then he has been getting messages by telephone read out over state television. is he promising a long war. a long war that the u.s. and its allies will use. it's likely he is still held up somewhere here in the capital. that's his strong hold. shepard? >> she
a possible no-fly zone over libya. again, don't expect that soon. james rosen with the news live at the state department. james, secretary of state clinton has stressed a no-fly zone must appear to be the will of the united nations and not the united states. >> that's right, jon. she made those comments in an interview yesterday with our sister network sky news. the british and the french have been drafting a no-fly resolution to be submitted to the u.n. security council, perhaps next week. but the russians have made their opposition clear. today, clinton spokesman wouldn't say we are working on the russians but that seemed clear, too. >> there are individuals and countries within the u.n. who question the efficacy of the no-fly zone, the need for a no-fly zone. what it would entail. and i think those are somewhat justified questions. >> we'll continue to work with the u.n., trying to get that support. >> we're working in concert with britain and france, among others. >> officially the state department and the white house will say only that a no-fly zone remains under consideration, jon. >> j
family men, too. melissa st. rosen is the daughter of bugsby. and cynthia duncan is the daughter of maya lansky. ladies, nice to see you both today. >> nice to see you. >> all right, so cynthia, tell me a little bit about this experience. that's what going to be like for people who go into this mob experience in vegas? >> i was at the opening, soft opening yesterday and i was blown away. it is significantly historic. the public will be able to see all of the family's it's way that they lived, personal photographs, artifacts. it's something that really caught me by surprise. the structure of the museum is amazing. and i believe that it will be a real big plus for las vegas, finally. >> melissa, where are your memories of your dad and the plan for las vegas, the importance of las vegas in your family? >> well, as a child, i came out here with my father, spent summers out here when school was off. and while he was looking around for a hotel which he took the one in town to learn how to run a bigger hotel, the el cortez and i have watched vegas grow from a little town to what it is today. an
. >>> and it says the man gave the kennedy center a huge gift today. david rosen steen donated $10 million for the second time in less than six months. he may be the largest donor in the history. they want to subsidize ticket prices and devote money for opera programs. is that not amazing? >>> time for a check on the traffic situation. eric thomas has the details. >> slow traffic on the right side of your screen. this is the outer loop of the beltway on university boulevard. we do have some delays on 95 northbound after college park, maryland. this is because of an overturned vehicle near 175. it apparently has been slowing down pretty significantly. elsewhere, normal delays. here is the american legion bridge. the left side is the innerloop coming out of virginia. everything is moving very slow, a typical delay. slower than normal. a lot of people are out driving, maybe because it is nice. in virginia, 95 southbound is moving well. you will see some delays near route 17 because of a northbound vehicle fire. that may just be a distraction. i am eric traffic's at -- thomas at metro traffic.
. james rosen tells us why and possibly where they're headed. >> new figures showed food prices shot up by 3.9% last month, the largest monthly spike since gerald ford was president. prime factors included surges in the cost of vegetables almost 50% and meat and dairy products. driving up food cost with surging in energy prices, specifically gas prices which rose by almost 4%. >> when it comes to foot market increases we have across the board impact there are a billion people living below the extreme poverty line. food prices are an important factor which push more people into poverty. >> last month, the world bank noted sharp increases in global prices for wheat, maze, and sugar. smaller rise in price of rice in 2010, the food price index surged 15% nearly hitting the peak reached in june 2008. that saw food rise in sexy and latin america. >> in the case of wheat, we have stock up to 177 million metric tons over 50 million metric tons more than in 2007 and 2008. >> japan's chief agricultural export is rice and it could effect the supply, they expect the trouble to result in lower oil p
's do w.lehey t . tlit's the way they live.wo t e wnsh tomorrow morning after sits down with jeff rosen fimhae oi tinterview. he's going to talk about his live-in girlfriends, the two goddesses. >>> have you checked your e-mail lately? about a third of the estimated 20,000 gmail users who had their accounts deleted yesterday are now getting their e-mails back tonight. going togle says only about .02e affected. >>> mother's milk, it's supposed to do a baby's body good, but what if it's not your milk? breast milk on the black market is a hot commodity being bought, sold and traded online, but is that safe? it's risky business for everyone involved. >> reporter: so you have a lot? how much is that? all over the bay area. $20? okay. here's with a we got. we found mothers willing to sell their breast milk. and this is fresh from this e pd red and yellow peppers jar. mostf dsth ae are aosted on craigslist. women who say they're healthy and looking for money for diapers, prices negotiable. she said this is her first time selling breast milk. we showed our purchases to the director of the san j
, impartiality. rosen tall was termed to keep the paper straight. he once said it was personality to keep a firm right handotiller because the news room would naturally drift to the left. he believed t there should be no editorial needles in which reporters used their personal political opinions to go after anybody. he believed there should be no pejorative quotes that were either unattributed or made somebody look bad that weren't fair. rosenthal was very patriotic and was extremely wary of the counterculture and wary of conflicts of interest in his reporters. when he learned a woman he hired had once had an afire with a politician in philadelphia -- it may have been the mayor -- he famously fired her and said and i'll pay deference to the fact this is a catholic institution -- i don't care if my reporters bleep the elephants but if they do they can't cover the circus. so least fast-forward a bit. it's 2003. in the wake of the jason blair majorrerrism scandal, tv comedians are having a field day. david lettererman said, all the news that's fit to print? they have a new one. the new slogan is,
to what we know as his resignation. james rosen is joining us on the phone to lend us more context. >> reporter: yes, of course this incident is central to why pj crowley resigned but it's not the own one. during the egyptian revolution, the early days, you may recall then press my bark announced he was appoint omar suleman as vice president and appoint a prime minister. president obama spoke on television that night and welcomed this only cooley. p.j. crowley tweeted early the next morning it couldn't be enough for hosni mubarak to shuffle the deck. it was sharp criticism and i'm told it was not approved by the white house communications team and they did not approve of p.j. crowling tweeting that remark. i think together, that incident, the manning incident, contributed to a sense on the part of secretary clinton and her inner circle they needed a replacement in that position. >> shannon: it is a very high profile position to be communicating what may be state policy for the u.s. where do they go from here? close the chapter and start fresh? >> they're going to need a new assista
egypt and tunisia. james rosen is live with details. what does the secretary hope to achieve by going there. >> reporter: the secretary disclosed the travel plans literally just minutes ago in her opening statement pw-fp the house appropriation subcommittee that is examining the state department's budget. she'll help advance democracy and meet with opposition figures both in the u.s. and next week during her travels in the mideast. the last 24 hours has seen pointed criticism of the obama administration had link of the crisis with "the washington post" saying the actions taken by the president and secretary of state seems to be having the effect of encouraging qaddafi to engage in a civil war. the nation's top diplomat rejected that criticism. >> we are standing with the libyan people as they brave bombs and bullets to demand that qaddafi must go now without further violence or delay. our diplomats are hard at work with our allies and partners, including in the united nations, nato, the african union, the arab league, the gulf cooperation council to isolate, sanction and pressure qadd
unprecedent access. >> sheen called nbc jeff rosen, called him a rock star. called him back to do a second interview sitting out there at 4:30 in the morning california time after california authorities took his kids way from him and he said at some point that he felt your interview was slanted. did that bother you? >> first of all, i don't want to be called a rock star by charlie sheen. i don't think that's a compliment. was my interview slanted? absolutely not. it was a fair interview. we asked him the questions. we let charlie talk and charlie after the interview said that was great, i love that interview. and then after monday's pieces aired he said it was slanted. and the thing that i don't under is how something can be slant when the second piece was all uncut. there wasn't one line of voice over narration in the piece. it was all charlie talking. the first piece had three lines of narration. i don't know, honestly how is that slanted. that's basically his own words. >> if charlie sheen called you today and said you are not a rock star but i would like to come back and do another int
rosen has the story. >> reporter: 500 miles east of tripoli they tested anti-aircraft weapons. 125 miles east of tripolir, rebels celebrated with the aid of defecting army units trying to reclaim the city. still muammar khadafy denied the regime has lost control over any cities east of the capital. >> the civilian authorities are still there. and they in power. the government is supported and we are there to reorganize ourself again and fix their affairs. >> likes i have never seen before. >> tracking the humanitarian crisis, fox news correspondent jonathan hunt estimated 50,000 refugees have fled from fighting. >> anything of value, they take at the check points. >> it could be a peaceful democracy or it could did he send into chaos. >> testifying before the house foreign of his community they defended the handle of the crisis. >> we feel that we did this in a prudent and effective manner. we did it in a way that did not raise the alarm bells around the region in the world that we were about to invade for oil. >> reporter: clinton says they respect the rebels unaided without outside inv
. correspondent james rosen has the latest. libyan rebels celebrated 500 miles east of tripoli after they prevailed in a fierce overnight battle for control of oil facility in a nearby coastal town. it was the gaddafi regime first major counteroffensive in eastern libya and it failed. even though government warplanes were used to bomb an ammunition depot. in bengazi, the eastern hub of the revolution, mourners laid to rest two victim of last week's fighting and reveled in the weakened state. >> they want to show the world that there is -- he can't control the country. he still has the power to show control to this country. but that is not true. >> reporter: in tri poe lie, explosion of a fuel tanker unnerved those stoking fears of rebel sabotage in the capital. muammar gaddafi denied firing on peaceful protesters, accused media of distorting events and spoke of conspiracy to colonize libya for the oil and warned of another vietnam. >> translator: we will get into a bloody war and thousands and thousands of libyans will die if america or nato enter libya. >> one of our biggest concern
itself to outside, the downwind direction from the fukushima nuclear power plant. >> bret: james rosen live at the state department tonight. thank you. we're just getting word that the house of representatives will hold a moment of silence in honor of those lost and all the troubles in japan. government across europe are reassessing their commitment to nuclear energy. what about in the u.s.? doug mckelway looks at energy from the atom, then and now. >> in the 1950s, with the threat of nuclear annihilation ever present. the many new uses of ridiation took on an often cheery tone in popular culture. it demonstrates the dilemma of the nuclear crisis in japan. it's beneficial and dangerous, reliable and volatile. praised and pillried. >> we have several reactors several out of control, containing 1,000 hiroshimas worth of radioactive material. it doesn't speak to reliability of this form of energy. >> i could be wrong but i think it will be brought to conclusion to ruin the reactors, the huge hit on the owner of the reactors but the public safety will maintained. >> there are 27 new reacto
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